Escambia County

Drive-by

August 10, 2009

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is looking for suspects wanted in connection with drive-by around 10 p.m. Sunday near New Mexico Drive in the Oakcrest area. No one was injured. We are hearing that the drive-by…

Escambia County

Mexican organized crime moving into Pcola?

August 10, 2009

The possible Mexican mafia connection to the Billings case has been rumored from the very beginning. Our sources that told me about the contract hit motive also mentioned the Mexican mafia, but I couldn’t find anything…

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Tice and Mexican mafia

August 10, 2009

Sheriff David Morgan’s comment about Henry “Cab” Tice and the used car dealer’s admission that he was involved with the Mexican mafia has almost been overlooked by most of the media. I interviewed Sheriff Morgan yesterday…

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Tice arrest report

August 7, 2009

On 5/22/08, Tice wrote twelve checks to Worldco that were returned non-sufficient funds. Total checks is $17,342.51. They were to pay for vehicles and services conducted through Worldco and Hispanic-American Auto Sales. Billings had provided legal…

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The longest day..it’s a humdinger

August 7, 2009

August 6, 2009 will go down as one of the longest days in my life as a journalist. We were dealing with two rumors all day. One was the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office was once again…

Escambia County

Tice arrested for grand theft

August 6, 2009

Press release Pensacola, Fla–The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Henry Cabell Tice, 61, on warrant. Tice faces one count of Grand Theft over $10,000 related to financial dealings with Byrd Billings’ business Worldco Financial Services.…

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Tice is being questioned at ECSO

August 6, 2009

From ECSO: Press Release Pensacola, Fla–The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is currently questioning Henry “Cab” Tice, in the conjunction with the Billings Murder case. More details to come.…

Politics

City of Navarre?

August 5, 2009

The Daily News reports that Navarre residents are considering whether to incorporate. In 2006, the chamber paid $50,000 to Government Services Group to determine its qualifications to be incorporated. Citizens met last night to hear about…

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Nodine won’t run for Mobile mayor

August 5, 2009

Mobile County Commissioner Steve Nodine has apparently decided not to run for mayor of Mobile against incumbent Sam Jones (Read). Nodine tried to use crime as the catalyst for his campaign trial balloon. He was shot…